Some Canadian provinces have "passed legislation designed to protect private information from sweeping powers outlined in the U.S. Patriot Act, which compels American companies to turn over virtually any information that the U.S. government requests." This affects many public institutions in Canada.
CivicReady ensures that our Canadian clients' data is safe and in accordance with Canadian law:
- For our Canadian customers, we host all data through a Canadian company (Peer 1) and only use servers in Canada. Because the company is Canadian, it is only subject to Canadian laws.
- Because the data stores in Canada, it complies with the laws in Canada.